The Star (Nairobi)

10 January 2014

Kenya: Introduction of GM Cotton Threatened

THE ban on import and use of genetically modified foods threatens farmers education on cotton, a researcher has said. Patrick Maluke, a regulatory affairs specialist at Monsanto Kenya said the ban will affect the planned introduction of cotton to farmers by next year.

He said farmers will benefit from the cotton lint and not other by-products. Maluke was speaking in Kisumu town yesterday.

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